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Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm , 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
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£30,00
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Cezanne's Gravity
ISBN: HB: 9780300232714, Yale University Press, November 2018
296 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 108 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
A transformative study, freeing the artist from outdated art historical narratives and revealing his work as newly strange again C zanne's Gravity is an ambitious reassessment of the paintings of Paul C zanne (1839-1906). Whereas previous studies hav...
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Le Corbusier Drawing as Process
ISBN: HB: 9780300230994, Yale University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm , 362 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
"Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could find them, the secrets of form" – Le Corbusier Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), is famous for...
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Spirit of Zen
ISBN: PB: 9780300221459, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Leading Buddhist scholar Sam van Schaik explores the history and essence of Zen, based on a new translation of one of the earliest surviving collections of teachings by Zen masters. These teachings, titled "The Masters and Students of the Lanka", wer...
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£12,00
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From Stone to Paper Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233179, Yale University Press, November 2018
232 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm , 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In response to a rapidly chan...
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Posing Modernity The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
ISBN: HB: 9780300229066, Yale University Press, November 2018
224 pp., 26x22.9 cm , 177 colour illus.
This revelatory study investigates how changing modes of representing the black female figure were foundational to the development of modern art. "Posing Modernity" examines the legacy of Edouard Manet's "Olympia" (1863), arguing that this radical pa...
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Becoming Property Art, Theory, and Law in Early Modern France
ISBN: HB: 9780300222791, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 25.4x19 cm , 117 colour and black&white illus.
This original and relevant book investigates the relationship between intellectual property and the visual arts in France from the 16th century to the French Revolution. It charts the early history of privilege legislation (today's copyright and pate...
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£55,00
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Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonne of Drawings
ISBN: HB: 9780300229349, Yale University Press, November 2018
1888 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm , 870 colour illus.
Six decades of both iconic and intimate works by Jasper Johns (b. 1930), who is still producing at the age of 88, are given their full due in this magnificent multi-volume publication. Featuring exquisite full-page illustrations of all 813 known draw...
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Jean Schlumberger The Rachel Lambert Mellon Collection from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
ISBN: HB: 9780300238747, Yale University Press, November 2018
120 pp., 26.7x26.7 cm , 134 colour and black&white illus.
Famous for his inventive interpretations of animal and botanical subjects, artist-jeweler Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987) played a key role in 20th-century fashion with his vibrant sculptural designs for whimsical jewelry and accessories. After beginni...
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£25,00
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Gauguin Atlas
ISBN: HB: 9780300237269, Yale University Press, November 2018
180 pp., 24.5x18.7 cm , 400 colour illus.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an artist perpetually in search of new horizons. This fascinating visual tour reveals the full extent of Gauguin's travels and their influence on his unique style. Gauguin's several lengthy trips to Tahiti and the Marques...
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£16,00
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